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Tiny little sharps bin

Monday, September 17th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Image by Grafic House – www.grafichouse.co.uk – 07903809884This handy little item is new from the folk at Frio. Small enough to get you through a few days or maybe a week or two, depending on your usage, it’s ideal for holidays and read more »

Diabetes kit that helps keep insulin cool

Friday, July 20th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Cool Ice Box company This is a brief round-up of diabetes kit that can help to keep your insulin cool when travelling with diabetes. COOL ICE BOX:  The Cool Ice Box Company has a wide range of cool box products for carrying medicines mainly read more »

Miss Jen Grieves, travels in South Africa

Friday, July 13th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Thanks to Jen Grieves for sharing her travel exploits with us. “Earlier this year I was lucky enough to head to South Africa for work for a month (I know, tough gig…) I couldn’t resist the opportunity to add a few weeks onto read more »

A diabetic traveller’s checklist

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Like most people, I like travelling, but it can be a bit stressful especially when you have to take extra care when planning and packing regarding your diabetes kit, particularly with a view to . to A few years ago I put read more »

FRISKY BUSINESS: Tips on travelling overseas with diabetes

Monday, July 17th, 2017 | 0 Comments
TRAVELLING WITH DIABETES (0617)A bit of a trial for anyone, there’s an extra level of anxiety when travelling with diabetes. Going overseas now inevitably involved passing through security, which is fair enough, but we have to do it while keeping our insulin read more »

Latest issue: Insulin pump overview 2017

Friday, June 30th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is out and contains an overview of insulin pumps available currently (and coming soon) in the UK. And we have a special report on travelling with diabetes, with tips for clearing security at international departure points with your diabetes read more »

Type 1 diabetic Tim Omer’s Travel Odyssey

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 | 0 Comments
A year ago Tim Omer picked up his bags and headed off for a world tour, taking as much diabetes kit with him as he could carry. Here he tells us his tale. Not a holiday or a trip, this was old-fashioned off-the-grid read more »

Latest issue — do you feel the heat?

Friday, August 16th, 2013 | 0 Comments
In our latest issue we have articles on how to keep insulin cool as well as how to get through an airport wearing a pump. All you need to know about traveling with diabetes, plus a feature on British-grown beans.   Open publication read more »

Cold comfort — keeping insulin cool

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Those of us living with diabetes have to carry a lot of clobber about with us. Making it easy to carry around means that it starts to stand a chance off actually being used – it also makes it easier to take read more »

Air travel and insulin pumps

Friday, August 9th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Due to the way pumps are engineered, there is potentially an electromagnetic malfunctioning risk – i.e. if you pass through an airport security scanner there’s a chance it will affect the functioning of your pump. There is not evidence either way on read more »